On 7 September 2020, the Government announced changes to the funding of health and social care in the form of an increase in national insurance and a cap on individual care costs. In this webinar from 39 Essex Chambers, Fenella Morris QC, Sian Davies and Arianna Kelly respond to the plan.
This is a webinar for all those involved in health and social care across local government, NHS and those representing individuals with health and social care needs to discuss the implications of those changes with a panel of experts.
This webinar covers:
- An outline of the proposed changes to funding for the NHS and Social Care
- Implementation of the cap on care costs and changes to charging, including capital limits – how will this work in practice, and what steps should local authorities and individuals be taking now ?
- Impact on other areas of the Care Act 2014 including financial assessments and market shaping obligations of local authorities
- Potential areas of challenge
- Looking to the future, greater integration of health and social care through this joint funding levy?
About the speakers
Fenella Morris QC
Fenella is a versatile advocate with a wide-ranging practice that encompasses public law and human rights, professional regulation and discipline, pensions and financial services, local government, procurement and state aid, and education.
Sian has experience in advocacy, advice, and drafting in public law matters, across the full range of legal issues encountered by adult social services, children’s services and housing departments.
Arianna acts in a range Court of Protection matters including welfare, property and affairs, serious medical treatment. Arianna also regularly acts and advises in matters relating to the inherent jurisdiction of the High Court.